Creatabot

Creatabot is a project that connects, promotes and supports creativity. Based in Medway, UK.

Showcase week of events from School of Music and Fine Art, 8-12 May

From 8 – 12 May, there is a veritable feat of exciting, immersive and innovative events that showcase the final independent projects from third year students on the Event and … Continue reading

08/05/2017 · Leave a comment

School of Music and Fine Art End of Year/Graduation Shows 2017

The School of Music and Fine presents the End of Year/Graduation Shows for Fine Art, Event and Experience Design and Music, celebrating the talents of our amazing students! SMFA End … Continue reading

03/04/2017 · Leave a comment

Feminine Vessels in Medway heralds exciting new exhibition

Preparations for the Interim Degree Show from 3rd Year BA (Hons) Fine Art students in the School of Music and Fine Art are now in full swing – literally. On … Continue reading

15/11/2016 · Leave a comment

Visiting Artist Talks in Medway from Tuesday 11th October: FREE to attend

The University of Kent’s School of Music and Fine Art is thrilled to welcome painter Simon Ling to deliver the first talk of our fantastic Visiting Artist Talk programme in … Continue reading

07/10/2016 · Leave a comment

School of Music and Fine Art: Events in Medway

We have some fantastic – mostly free – creative events coming up in Medway between now and December in the School of Music and Fine Art, and our Autumn What’s … Continue reading

19/09/2016 · Leave a comment

Wanted! Singers and Musicians to take part in our Christmas Concert in The Royal Dockyard Church

On Wednesday 14 December, 2016 at 7.30pm the University of Kent Choir and Orchestra (Medway) will be performing Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia.

24/06/2016 · Leave a comment

Medway Open Studios – Saturday 16th July to 24th July 2016!

See Medway artists in their natural surroundings!

03/06/2016 · Leave a comment

Book now for Event in Medway for Arts Fundraisers on Thursday, 14 July, 2016

I first encountered fundraising camps a few years ago when I was about to launch a crowdfunding campaign (my first) for a music project.  I set off for London on … Continue reading

24/04/2016 · Leave a comment

Fine Art Degree Shows 2016: An exhibition of 26 exciting emerging artists in Kent

The University of Kent’s School of Music and Fine Art presents the Fine Art Degree Show 2016 in the extraordinary environment of The Historic Dockyard, Chatham, Kent, featuring the work … Continue reading

24/04/2016 · Leave a comment

BA Event & Experience Design 3rd Year Showcases

Work by graduating students from the School of Music & Fine Art’s BA Event & Experience Design is celebrated from Monday 9th May until Tuesday 17th May, 10am-5pm, with a … Continue reading

18/04/2016 · Leave a comment

The School of Music & Fine Art presents 3 Concerts in 3 Days in Medway!

Don’t miss the incredibly varied programme for our Easter Concert on Weds 6th April at 7.30pm when music students from the School of Music & Fine Art at University of … Continue reading

04/04/2016 · Leave a comment

2016 Degree Shows: School of Music & Fine Art

Throughout May 2016, starting on the 9th, the quality, diversity and range of work from the University of Kent’s School of Music & Fine Art’s graduating students from Fine Art, … Continue reading

04/04/2016 · Leave a comment

100 University of Kent Students perform Beatles classic

100 students studying in the University of Kent’s School of Music and Fine Art will give a concert of one of the Beatles’ best-loved albums, the B side of Abbey … Continue reading

26/02/2016 · Leave a comment

Pioneering experimental filmmaker Tony Hill in conversation at Historic Dockyard Chatham

 On 24th February at 6pm, artist and pioneering experimental filmmaker Tony Hill will be visiting the School of Music & Fine Art at University of Kent, Medway to talk about … Continue reading

19/02/2016 · Leave a comment

FREE Artist talk from John Russell in Medway

On Tuesday 23rd February at 6.15pm in the stunning setting of the recently refurbished Royal Dockyard Church in the atmospheric Historic Dockyard Chatham, acclaimed artist John Russell will give a … Continue reading

19/02/2016 · Leave a comment

2016 Visiting Artist Talks launch with Jaki Irvine on 26 January

On Tuesday 26th January, 2016 in the stunning Royal Dockyard Church, The Historic Dockyard Chatham, from 6.15pm to 8pm, the School of Music and Fine Art is thrilled to welcome … Continue reading

13/01/2016 · Leave a comment

Three FREE December concerts showcasing students from the School of Music & Fine Art

A wide range of vibrant music making activities is available at The School of Music & Fine Art, from Chamber Choir and jazz ensembles through to the World Percussion Ensemble … Continue reading

30/11/2015 · Leave a comment

Event and Experience Design students create stunning multimedia installations and performances at Fort Amherst

On Thursday December 10th, from 1.30pm-4pm, students from the School of Music & Fine Art on the BA (Hons) Event and Experience Design create a choreographed journey through stunning multimedia … Continue reading

25/11/2015 · Leave a comment

School of Music & Fine Art launches new series of Visiting Artist Talks with Benedict Drew

The School of Music and Fine Art, part of the University of Kent’s Medway campus,  is proud to announce the new series of Visiting Artist Talks, which are FREE to … Continue reading

30/10/2015 · Leave a comment

Crowdfunding Chrysanthemums

By Jane Ayres Last year, I attempted my biggest challenge – launching my first ever crowdfunding campaign for a music and dance event in Kent. I’ve been excited by the … Continue reading

03/01/2015 · Leave a comment

Medway’s Creative Spaces

Medway is lucky enough to have multiple arts spaces that each have something unique to offer.

07/10/2014 · Leave a comment

Real Medway and Swale – Augmented Reality Workshops

Real Medway and Swale are running two workshops to explain more about their augmented reality game project and to start planning the first games.  They are looking for artists, storytellers, … Continue reading

09/04/2014 · Leave a comment

Transmit:Project – Are you the next big thing?

Are you a musician/filmmaker/artist/photographer/organisation etc who would like more people to know about your work and what you do? Perhaps you always wanted to know what musicians/filmmakers/artists/photographers etc live and … Continue reading

25/01/2014 · 1 Comment

Seasonally Effected – Creative Open-Mic Events – Medway

Seasonally Effected is a Rochester based open-mic night for creative and cultural exploration.  It features a diverse mix of performances including poetry, short film, comedy, short stories, original music, plays … Continue reading

05/01/2014 · Leave a comment

Cybermen and Clay: objects and emotions by Jane Ayres

  We invest objects with emotional significance.  Although they are simply things, they can represent something that connects us to a person or a time in the past.  I have … Continue reading

11/10/2013 · Leave a comment

The Vision and the Voice: Part 1 by Jane Ayres

If I admire a writer, it will be for two reasons.  Firstly, their vision and the ideas expressed and explored.  I came to sci-fi late in life but I am … Continue reading

13/08/2013 · 3 Comments

The Value Triangle and measuring the value of culture by Jane Ayres

The Big Cheese  (Photo by Jane Ayres) Earlier in the month I attended a conference about using the arts to regenerate East Kent coastal towns, a topic dear to my … Continue reading

29/07/2013 · Leave a comment

Learn More about Medway’s Secret Island During Medway Visions Film Festival – 12th September

A film documenting the experiences of an artist living on Darnet Island for 6 weeks last summer is being screened at Gillingham library on the 12th of September as part … Continue reading

22/07/2013 · Leave a comment

A poem dedicated to the memory of Hilary Halpern

I moved to Medway some time ago This place inspires me, as you well know I wanted to help with the amazing creativity To help it be seen by more, … Continue reading

20/07/2013 · Leave a comment

Make a Website In A Night – 8th July 2013 – Rochester

Order tickets via Eventbrite: http://websiteinanight-efbevent.eventbrite.co.uk/ In one evening Natasha Steer will help you create a simple website and show you the basics of how to maintain it. There are just … Continue reading

27/06/2013 · 1 Comment

Chatham Mural Project Workshop Dates Announced – All Welcome

Would you like to be part of an exciting community art project to paint a big mural showing scenes from Chatham’s past present and future? The site is next to … Continue reading

05/06/2013 · Leave a comment

Free Talk – The Creative Process: Words and Music – June 17th 2013 at 2.30pm – University Centre Folkestone

When composers and writers collaborate, what comes first – the words or music?  UCF hosts a conversation between Mariam Al-Roubi, singer, songwriter and librettist for the opera Mirabai, and its … Continue reading

20/05/2013 · Leave a comment

Half Term Creative Family Workshops – Sparky Project – 30th and 31st May 2013 – Rochester

  The Sparky Project is hosting hands on making workshops in order to create a series of parade structures as part of this year’s Opening Parade for Fuse Festival 2013. … Continue reading

20/05/2013 · Leave a comment

Be Part Of Medway’s New Art Vending Machine – CreataboX

An art vending machine, CreataboX, is being launched at Fuse festival on the 15th of June in Chatham, and the project needs help from local creatives to produce miniature creations … Continue reading

20/05/2013 · 5 Comments

“Twenty dollars worth of art, please.” By Jane Ayres

Growing up in the 60s and 70s it was a treat after school to stop by the corner shop and buy a penny’s worth of sweets.  Lemon bonbons were my … Continue reading

12/05/2013 · 3 Comments

Work Your Way With Words – The Word Shed – Various Dates – Medway

ME4Writers present their collective, collaborative project ‘The Word Shed’ at Fuse Medway Festival! Come and visit The Word Shed, where inside, instead of seeds, pots and a lawnmower, and that … Continue reading

02/05/2013 · Leave a comment

The Art of Crowdfunding: Presented by Crista Cloutier – 22nd May 2013 – Folkestone

The Art of Crowdfunding: A one hour workshop for artists, writers and creatives presented by Crista Cloutier. Crowdfunding is fast becoming one of the most popular ways for artists and creatives … Continue reading

20/04/2013 · Leave a comment

Art Vending Machine For Medway – Lets Do This!

So…Leeds have recently been featured on the BBC news website  regarding their new art vending machine, and fellow creatives here in Medway think it is only fair Medway and Kent have … Continue reading

15/04/2013 · 12 Comments

Get Your Application In For Medway Open Studios 2013 – Deadline 26th April

Registration for the Medway Open Studios and Arts Festival closes on Friday 26 April. All artists and makers from the Medway area are being urged to sign up quickly and … Continue reading

15/04/2013 · Leave a comment

Hello? Is this thing on? – The People Fighting Your Corner

It’s been a while! Too long, in fact. So it’s about time for another article, methinks This time, I’m going to try and shine a light on the weird and … Continue reading

11/04/2013 · Leave a comment